Three Concepts for Spatial Development of Irkutsk

Alexei Kozmin


It is crucial for a present-day big city not to reduce the process of spatial planning to elaboration of a formal master plan and other town-planning documents. The spatial planning should flow from the city development strategy and be based on real economic projects and demographic potential. At the same time, strategic planning should include a spatial component, because implementation scenarios for strategic plans come from the condition of the territory, possibilities and limitations of urban space.


Irkutsk city master plan; planning framework; landscape potential; public spaces


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